Présentation de l'éditeur
G. Harry Stine, founder and one-time president of the National Association of Rocketry, started the world's first model rocket company, whose kits are now in the Smithsonian. Bill Stine, also a model rocket expert, is the founder and president of Quest Aerospace Inc.
Quatrième de couverture
This new edition of the "bible of modern rocketry" shows you how to safely build, launch, track, and recover model rockets just as the experts do it! Whether you’re a beginner or a veteran model rocketeer, the Handbook of Model Rocketry explains everything you need to know to get your rocket off the ground from rocket construction and ignition systems to launching techniques, aerodynamics, altitude determinations, and recovery devices. G. Harry Stine’s son, Bill Stine, covers all the latest changes to the hobby since the last edition was published. This authoritative guide, the official manual of the National Association of Rocketry, provides the expertise you need to launch your rocket skyward.
- Features new types of rockets, motors, and electronic payloads, as well as computer software and Internet resources
- Includes the latest regulations and a new chapter on high–power rocketry
- Explains building and flying large rocket models, and using radio– controlled boost gliders and rocket gliders
- Lists the latest resources as well as information about joining model rocket clubs and entering contests!